Published: Jan 16, 2012 1:34 PM EST
Updated: Jan 16, 2012 8:38 PM EST

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- At 5:30 a.m. Cape Police responded to 4928 Viceroy Court for a shooting investigation. The victim, identified as Nelson Milton, told police that two males known to him broke into his apartment.

Milton confronted the two males and a physical altercation ensued. The victim was beaten by the pair and was shot once in the leg with a small caliber pistol. The two subjects fled the scene and Milton was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Cape Coral Police have identified and located persons of interest and are interviewing them at Cape Coral Police Headquarters at this time.

Cape Coral Police stress that this was not a random act and it is believed that there are no dangerous, armed suspects at large.